International conference programme
MONDAY 20 June
09.00-12.30 Session A : Accelerating breeding to cope with new challenges and uncertain future
Keynote: Laurence Moreau (GQE-Le Moulon, INRAE; France)
Use of genomic selection to better manage and enrich genetic diversity in breeding programs. Application to maize.
14.00-17.30 Session B: Forest genetic resources (FGR) and adaptation to climate change
Keynote: Tongli Wang (University of British Columbia)
Using forest genetic resources for climate change mitigation and adaptation
TUESDAY 21 June
Keynote: Conceição Silva (UNAC, Forest Owner Association; Portugal)
FRM status in Portugal – What are the challenges for the main forestry sectors?
14.00-17.30 Session D: Science policy interface for mitigation, adaptation and risk management in forestry
Keynote: Michele Bozzano (EUFORGEN, EFI; Barcelona, Spain)
The FGR Strategy For Europe: a policy document that provides the framework for enabling the transition to an effective FGR conservation and sustainable use in Europe
WEDNESDAY 22 June
11.00-12.00 Presentation of open climate tools
13.00-19.00 Field trip
The detailed programme can be viewed here.